Monthly Archives: January 2011

Additional Media: Wicked in Tuscon

Check out the following additional articles from the 2nd National “Wicked” Tour’s stop in Tuscon, Arizona! Fans talk about “Wicked” Cover Story: “Wicked” [interviews with Vicki Noon (Elphaba – 2nd Ntl. Tour; former s/b Elphaba – San Francisco, Los Angeles; … Continue reading

Exclusive Interview: Corey Mach

Today, we are thrilled to be able to share an interview with Corey Mach. Mr. Mach is in the ensemble and understudies the role of Fiyero on the 1st National Tour of “Wicked”. Previously, he has toured with “Rent” as … Continue reading

Nessa’s Niblets: January 18, 2011

For those who missed the inagural post last week, click here to learn about this new type of post. Victoria Matlock (former Elphaba, former s/b Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) originally auditioned to be the standby for Glinda in the … Continue reading

Media: Wicked in Tuscon

Check out the following articles from the 2nd National “Wicked” Tour’s stop in Tuscon, Arizona! “Wicked” turns University area green with decor and dollars “Dazzling” Wicked proves why it’s so popular Fire alarm interrupts opening night of “Wicked”

Kristin Chenoweth Joins MusiCares Tribute

Kristin Chenoweth (former Glinda – Original Broadway Cast) will be among the performers paying tribute to recording artist Barbra Streisand at the 2011 MusiCares Person of the Year gala. Source

Playbill.com Interviews Mandy Gonzalez

Check out this interview with Mandy Gonzalez (Elphaba – Broadway), conducted by www.playbill.com’s “Diva Talk” section. Ms. Gonzalez discusses “In the Heights”, “Wicked”, and some upcoming work for her.

Cast Update: 1st National Tour, 2nd National Tour

1st National Tour Melanie Field has replaced Betsy Werbel in the ensemble and as understudy for Madame Morrible. 2nd National Tour Tom McGowan has replaced Don Amendolia as The Wizard.

Cassidy Janson Cast in Southwark Playhouse’s COMPANY

Cassidy Janson (former s/b Elphaba – West End; former u/s Elphaba, Nessarose – West End) has been cast in the role of “Amy” in Southwark Playhouse’s production of COMPANY. Previews began on February 2, 2011, with an opening night of … Continue reading

Video Footage: Laurel Harris in “Annie”

Laurel Harris will be taking over the ensemble track of Christine Dwyer (current ensemble, u/s Elphaba – 2nd National Tour) and the cover role of Elphaba on the 2nd National Tour on January 26, 2011. Below is a video from … Continue reading

Video Footage: Jackie Burns & Chandra Lee Schwartz sing “For Good”

Check out this video of Jackie Burns (Elphaba – 1st Ntl. Tour) and Chandra Lee Schwartz (Glinda – 1st Ntl. Tour) performing “For Good” on WGN’s “Music Lounge” in Chicago. Thank you to Kay for the submission to our media … Continue reading